Student Cookie Recipes
Sometime it's good to
have comfort food - after working hard or when a lecture goes badly.
Or just as a reward for all your hard work. This is one of our great
cookie recipes for you to try and enjoy - have fun.
Recipe: Frosted Spice Cookies
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup butter or margarine -- softened
1/2 cup shortening
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
Caramel Frosting -- (recipe follows)
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 cups powdered sugar
Heat oven to 375. Beat brown sugar, butter, shortening and eggs in
large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon.
Stir in remaining ingredients except Caramel Frosting.
Roll one fourth of dough at a time 1/4 inch thick on lightly floured
surface. Cut into 2 1/2-inch rounds. Place about 2 inches apart on
ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown.
Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Frost with
Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown
sugar. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; reduce heat to low. Boil and
stir 2 minutes. Stir in milk. Heat to boiling; remove from heat. Place
saucepan in bowl of ice or cold water; cool to lukewarm, stirring
occasionally. Gradually stir in powdered sugar. Beat until smooth and
spreadable. If frosting becomes too stiff, stir in additional milk, 1
teaspoon at a time.